Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £358 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# .NET Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 131 114
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 -29
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 67 44 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.02% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.08% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 66
West Midlands median daily rate £358 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.45% +5.77%
10th Percentile £310 £258 £275
90th Percentile £476 £438 £419
England median daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.17% +1.05%
England median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -31.11% +4.65% +27.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,781 4,082 5,788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 94.71% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,890 2,580 3,396
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £222
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 174 201
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.48 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £31.02 £46.23 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +10 21 £349 +8.98% 12
Coventry -6 16 £375 -6.25% 4
Birmingham -16 12 £325 -9.09% 12
Solihull -1 9 - - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £438 - 4
Warwickshire 0 1 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 2
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) C#
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (71.64%) SQL Server
3 38 (56.72%) ASP.NET
4 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.79%) MVC
6 27 (40.30%) CSS
6 27 (40.30%) HTML
6 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
7 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (32.84%) SQL
9 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
10 20 (29.85%) TDD
11 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
13 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (19.40%) BDD
14 13 (19.40%) Entity Framework
14 13 (19.40%) Web Services
15 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
15 12 (17.91%) Web Development
15 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
16 11 (16.42%) jQuery
16 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.93%) Scrum
17 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (13.43%) TypeScript

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.97%) Serverless
3 2 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.99%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (71.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 9 (13.43%) Redis
4 7 (10.45%) DB2
4 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) MySQL
6 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
1 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (7.46%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.99%) AccuRev
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) GitLab
6 1 (1.49%) NUnit
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 4 (5.97%) Back Office
1 4 (5.97%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (56.72%) ASP.NET
3 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
3 27 (40.30%) CSS
3 27 (40.30%) HTML
4 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
6 13 (19.40%) Entity Framework
6 13 (19.40%) Web Services
7 11 (16.42%) jQuery
8 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (14.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (11.94%) RESTful
10 7 (10.45%) .NET Core
10 7 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.96%) Code First Entity Framework
11 6 (8.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) MVC
3 20 (29.85%) TDD
4 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.40%) BDD
6 12 (17.91%) Web Development
7 10 (14.93%) Scrum
8 8 (11.94%) Kanban
8 8 (11.94%) SOLID
9 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (7.46%) Mobile Development
12 4 (5.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (5.97%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (5.97%) Logistics
12 4 (5.97%) Microservices
12 4 (5.97%) Software Delivery
13 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (32.84%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) TypeScript
5 8 (11.94%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) XAML
9 1 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Teradata
3 3 (4.48%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.49%) Capita
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) Mercator
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Telerik